Arthur Schopenhauer quote about world from The World as Will and Representation - The world is idea.
pick facebookpinterest < prevnext > picture source

The world is idea.
 Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation (1819). copy citation

edit
Author Arthur Schopenhauer
Source The World as Will and Representation
Topic world subjectivity ideas
Date 1819
Language English
Reference
Note Translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/38427/38427-h/38427-h.html

Context

“This is obviously true of the past and the future, as well as of the present, of what is farthest off, as of what is near; for it is true of time and space themselves, in which alone these distinctions arise. All that in any way [pg 004] belongs or can belong to the world is inevitably thus conditioned through the subject, and exists only for the subject. The world is idea.
This truth is by no means new. It was implicitly involved in the sceptical reflections from which Descartes started. Berkeley, however, was the first who distinctly enunciated it, and by this he has rendered a permanent service to philosophy, even though the rest of his teaching should not endure.” source

Meaning and analysis

write a note
report